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... Niteowl, May I ask why you are even considering using a Chiro after sugery ( Was it OCT, this year????) as I am very confused. In answer to your question, DO NOT let a Chiro near your neck, there are very delicate bones within your neck attached to muscles I didn't know exsisted which in turn are attached to each level of your neck. I can not even imagine why a Chiro... (10 replies)
... y which was normal. So I made a appointment with my pain mamagement dr who is in with my back surgeon's office. He started me on Gabapentin and ordered a MRI. After I had the MRI they sent me back up to the dr's office. NO NECK PAIN AT ALL. ... (6 replies)
... Louise, when you had the plate removed for the swallowing issues did it help? I'm suffering the same thing.. its unbearable. I am s/p 9 weekd acdf wLs (16 replies)

... C7 ACDF and I had a concern last week that my pain level might be too high. My doctor's office easily fit me in with only a few days notice. ... (20 replies)
... Has anyone had a problem after an ACDF ? ... (1 replies)
Home after ACDF
Apr 16, 2004
... I went Wednesday for the myelogram/CT - not too bad, but I'm glad it's over. I was able to leave Wednesday afternoon and stay at the hotel with hubby. Then we went in early Thursday to meet with the surgeon. He told me he still thought the majority of my problem was coming from the neck; he planned to do a one-level ACDF with donor bone; he didn't need any hardware with only... (3 replies)
... You say your surgery was about a month ago but then say you have been doing PT for a month....This would be crazy for them to start you on PT immediately after a fusion....It is usually started a month AFTER recovery.... ... (15 replies)
... The ortho wanted xrays and the neuro insisted on the mri for the surgery. prob their specialty. It wouldn't hurt to have an mri especially if insurance pays for it to be sure. I don't know if it takes time after an accident for disks to bulge or if it happens right away. ... (10 replies)
... I too have been having headaches. But mine are severe migraines. I was having them to my last operation of Sept. '14. Then they came back with a fury about 40-45 days later. My last surgery though was Anterior-ACDF @ C3-C4. My other 2 surgeries were April '13 Anterior C4-C7 & Posterior C4-T1 with fractured screws at C7/T1. I am currently in talks with both Neuro & Ortho... (4 replies)
... GC - don't worry about whining. You are entitled... Just curious, how long were you on the waiting list for the surgery? There's not much I can say about neck pain, except as a post-laminoplasty symptom. Your addendum about the disk fragment gives some weight to what I was already suspecting, which is that your surgeon might not have been, let's say, top notch. He cut... (9 replies)
... I can definitely sympathasize..I had ACDF C5,C6,C7 17months ago...I've had no severe pain or numbness for almost a year.... ... (6 replies)
... I wore a tens unit every night just to kill the pain. The NS finally found the disc on the MRI. That is gone. The horner's was there right away when I came to after surgery so it did happen during the proceedure. Tomorrow I am seeing a plastic surgeon. ... (2 replies)
... second opinion on the situation. I wouldn't jump the gun just yet, I would wait and see what the doctor has to say first. It might be a bit too soon for another MRI depending on how many levels you had done but it is possible to have one as soon as 8 weeks. It might be what you need to have done. ... (20 replies)
... I would just feel better if I could have an MRI on my whole spine to rule out any further compression... ... (20 replies)
... tech repairman. I work on MRI and CT equipment. ... (6 replies)
... thanks DonnaKay, I dont remember you telling me you had surgery in July, I think you had your acdf about 11 months ago though. ... (8 replies)
... the pain gets really bad some days. i bought a soft collar so i am going to wear that as much as i can and see if it helps somewhat. just got the report from the mri taken prior to my acdf surgery in april. it says i also have "mild degeneration and herniation at levels C3 and C4". i didn't know that before today! ... (10 replies)
... This is based on what my other discs looked like on the MRI. Also, the doctor told me because of the other discs absorbing some of the load they are used more after ACDF and will wear more. ... (5 replies)
... I had it for about a week or two post surgery. I also felt it if I slept face down. It will go away.... 1993 C5-C6 compression noted in Xray 1995 Forearm soreness observed, attribute to RSI 1997 Jammed finger in Sports Accident, numbness never goes away 1998 numbness and parathesia in middle finger attribute to carpal tunnel syndrome Carpal tunnel surgery... (19 replies)
... My question is, after reading searching reading all the good stuff here, have people been able to pick up their physically active lives after surgery? ... (7 replies)


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